The sd Clark and Elders can afford us.
Voted also yt Sd Meeting be adjourned to Thursday
the 18 day of ys month, at one o’Clock afternoon.
The Chh. met according to adjournment and ad-
journed to the first Wednesday in Jan. next after lecture
Jan.7, 1769. The Chh. Met according to ad-
journment, heard the complaint against James
Hidden and the Evidences to support the facts
alledged against him, and his defence, and chose
Capt Pearson Thos Lancaster, Major Gage Deacon
Bayley and Capt Jewett With the Pastor to be a
committe to consider sd Hiddens case, and to
prepare what they shall think fit Respecting it
to be laid before the Chh. at their next Meeting.
And then the Meeting was adjourned to the first
Wednesday in the next month, after the Lecture~
The Chh. Met According to adjournment &
heard Brother Hidden farther, and heard the
draughts prepared by the above committee read
once, and adjourned unto Wednesday fortnight at
one of the Clock afternoon.
Feb. 18. 1769. The Chh. Met by adjournment
read the aforesd draught again, paragraph by
and voted it to be agreeable to their
minds and judgments, till they came to the con-
cluding clause. –– And adjourned to The first
Wednesday in April, immediately after Lecture
April 1. Chh. Met, heard James Hidden talk an hour or two
voted that he should offer in Writing wt he had to offer &
adjourned the Meeting to the first Wednesday in May next P. M.